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Halima Frost

Halima Frost

Halima Frost is a Creamer Media Reporter for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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New piezometer boosts existing safety standards

10th July 2020 The installation of South Africa’s first Slimline vibrating wire piezometer, which is distributed by geotechnical service provider GeoGroup, is set to take place when the current Covid-19 lockdown regulations allow. The company says the piezometer will be instrumental in ensuring accurate... 

Tech solution enhances water security in S Africa

3rd July 2020 The self-automated scour gate is a technology which has been developed and refined by local water engineering contractors Amanziflow Projects to promote water security. Amanziflow Projects MD Peter Townshend says many projects have been conducted by the company in the Southern African Development... 

Long-term solutions overlooked – Sappma

3rd July 2020 Government’s present efforts to address the lack of potable water in remote areas are resulting in industries that could offer long-term solutions being overlooked, says Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (Sappma). “Understandably, the need to supply to areas that are without... 

Benefits of investment in biofuels twofold

19th June 2020 The South African biogas sector can attract up to R250-billion in local and international investment and contribute to a 15% reduction in the total greenhouse-gas emissions generated by the country, says Southern African Biogas Industry Association (Sabia) general secretary Alberto Borello. “The... 

Biogas courses offered online despite delay

19th June 2020 As cement, aggregate and readymix concrete producer AfriSam marks ten years since the inaugural AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Design + Innovation, the 2019/20 edition is likely to set new trends. The fifth round of the biennial awards is taking place amid an era of worldwide economic... 

Revised strategy helps to fight virus

12th June 2020 The Advanced Group has pooled its available resources and introduced its Advanced Health Care Services & Systems Programme – a complete Covid-19-and-beyond detection and prevention ‘plan of action’ for clients. “The programme is a complete solution and brings together so many excellent Group... 

Mould tools used to make ventilator valves

12th June 2020 Injection tool designers BP Nel Consulting has completed the design of three plastic injection mould tools for the production of valves used in medical ventilators amid the local increase in demand for viable ventilator supplies because of Covid-19. “The company started the design of the... 

Steel fabricator adapts during Covid-19

12th June 2020 Companies, such as steel fabricator JF Equipment, are reworking their current products and systems to cater for the need for readily available sanitary and hygiene products to assist in combating the spread of Covid-19. Such developments include the company’s foot-operated dispenser, which allows... 

Call centre combating Covid-19 effects

12th June 2020 Business process outsourcing solutions provider Merchants South Africa (SA) has identified a formal framework to help combat the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on its call centre environments, for staff and clients. “The framework is a multifaceted approach to ensure that we comply with... 

Particle size of sanitising fog crucial – specialists

12th June 2020 The key to a successful microbial virus control application, or fogging, is to use the correct size of microscopic mist, pest control and hygiene specialists Service Master SA tells Engineering News & Mining Weekly. The company suggests that the particle size of the sanitising fog needs to be... 

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